Certificate in E-Business Security and Fraud Prevention

Course Code: CATI128

Overview

The Certificate in E-Business Security and Fraud Prevention is an online professional development course that will equip participants with the essential knowledge, tools and strategies of e-business security in order to successfully navigate the security challenges of trading online.
The course will teach you with the essential security measures that will help protect your e-commerce or online business and help you understand the challenges encountered in e-business transactions. You will learn how to implement network security and management, how to plan for business recovery, discover the risks involved in e-business and how to prevent credit card fraud.

Topics

  • Defining e-business

  • E-business security

  • E-business security challenges

  • Information security controls

  • Network security and management

  • Business continuity planning

  • Information systems security

  • Copyright Law

  • Internet firewalls

  • Digital and electronic signatures

  • Biometric identification

  • Credit card fraud

  • Fraud prevention

Assessment: Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Information Technology

Course Code: CATI129

Course Overview

The Certificate in Information Technology is an introductory online course which aims to provide you with the foundation knowledge required to understand the components and operations of computer systems.
This online information technology course will give you an understanding of basic computer fundamentals and how they are implemented in modern hardware and software. From power supplies to memory, you will acquire an understanding of the components inside the case, what they look like, their function, and how they work together.  
In addition, the Certificate in Information Technology will provide you with an understanding of the underlying infrastructure behind the Internet, what the World Wide Web really is, how it evolved, how it works and gain an understanding of network security and the fundamentals of computer system protection.

Topics

  • History of computing
  • Modern computer systems
  • Hardware fundamentals
  • Computer system internals
  • Computer system expansion
  • The role of hardware and software
  • Computer system core components
  • Memory systems
  • Storage systems
  • Display systems
  • Operating systems and applications
  • Peripherals
  • Virtual machines
  • Office productivity
  • Word processing
  • Graphics and design
  • Web publishing
  • Introduction to HTML
  • Internet infrastructure
  • Internet protocols
  • Internet services
  • Using the internet
  • Network security
  • Privacy and personal security
  • Computer system protection
  • HTTP/FTP
  • Email and etiquette
  • Instant messaging
  • Internet telephony
  • P2P
  • Creating content for the Internet
  • Internet security and privacy

Assessment: Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in IT Project Management

Course Code: CATI130

Course Overview

The Certificate in IT Project Management will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage a software project. This online software project management course will introduce you to the fundamental principles of software project management, the project life cycle and software development, as well as managing project risk, quality and performance. Graduates of this course will also learn the principles of vendor management, from the project planning and implementation phase through to the close out of the contract.

Topics

  • Project scope

  • Triple constraint

  • Controlling scope creep

  • Work breakdown structure

  • Planning a software project

  • Software project planning

  • Risk management

  • Project life cycle

  • Software quality

  • Project needs analysis

  • Project manager skills

  • Project timelines

  • Critical path method

  • Budgeting

  • Outsourcing

  • Project plan

  • Quality management plan

  • Project risks

  • Project management tolls

  • Project team development

  • Conflict management

  • Vendor management

  • Project performance

  • Project metrics

  • Project monitoring and controlling

  • Quality testing

  • Closing the software project

  • Closing out contracts

  • Documentation

  • Legal considerations

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Microsoft Office (Access 2013)

Course Code: CATI131

Course Overview

The Certificate in Microsoft Office (Access 2013) is an online professional development course that will introduce you to database design concepts. In this online Microsoft Access course you will learn the fundamentals of creating core objects of a database, data manipulation and extraction at an introductory level. Modules included: Level 1 (beginner), Level 2 (intermediate) and Level 3 (advanced).

Topics

  • Introduction to databases

  • Tables

  • Working with tables

  • Queries

  • Introduction to reports

  • Introduction to email information

  • Action queries

  • Customising forms

  • Reports

  • Protecting desktop database with backup and restore processes

  • Backwards compatibility

  • Managing relational databases

  • Advanced forms customising

  • Optimising and administering access

  • Introduction to SQL

Assessment: Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 20 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Microsoft Office (Excel 2013)

Course Code: CATI132

Course Overview

The Certificate in Microsoft Office (Excel 2013) is an online professional development course that will introduce you to the fundamentals of Excel, including working with worksheets, workbooks, data, functions, cells, drawing features and other enhancements. Financial functions, auditing, charts, using multiple worksheets, workbooks and workspaces will also be covered in this online Excel course. Modules included: Level 1 (beginner), Level 2 (intermediate) and Level 3 (advanced).

Topics

  • Excel essentials
  • Formatting text
  • Printing a document
  • Managing the worksheet
  • Formatting the worksheet
  • Printing the worksheet/book
  • Using multiple worksheets and workbooks
  • Charting
  • Advanced functions
  • Advanced formatting
  • Working with lists
  • Working with macros and user-defined functions
  • Basic analysis tools
  • Advanced analysis tools
  • Business analysis tools
  • New features in Excel
  • Introduction and the Macro Recorder
  • Creating and Editing Macros With VBA
  • Objects and Dialog Boxes
  • Introduction to Controls
  • Additional features in Office 2013

Assessment

Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 20 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.
Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Microsoft Office (Project 2013)

Course Code: CATI133

Course Overview

The Certificate in Microsoft Word is an online professional development course that will teach you the fundamentals of Microsoft Project. Throughout this online Project course you will learn how to create and track a project, using advanced features to track and customise the software. You will learn to effectively manage small and large scale projects, track and communicate progress, share resources and get projects online. Modules included: Level 1 (beginner), Level 2 (intermediate) and Level 3 (advanced).

Topics

  • Project management overview

  • Introduction to the Project interface

  • Planning the project

  • Task entry and task linking

  • Resources and resource entry

  • Managing the project and understanding project views

  • Examining and updating the project

  • Printing and reporting

  • Multiple projects and resource sharing

  • Managing criteria

  • Managing resources

  • Special features

  • Advanced analysis

  • Customising MS Project

  • Macros overview

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 20 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Microsoft Office (Outlook 2013)

Course Code: CATI134

Course Overview

The Certificate in Microsoft Office (Outlook 2013) is an online professional development course designed to teach you the everyday tasks and features within Microsoft Outlook. In this online course you will learn how to use Outlook to organise your day, how to use Outlook as your email editor, track and group your messages, learn how to use the calendar, as well as learning how to prioritise and delegate tasks to manage your time. Modules included: Level 1 (beginner) and Level 2 (intermediate).

Topics

  • Outlook essentials

  • Communicating with email

  • Organising contacts

  • Scheduling with Calendar

  • Tasks

  • Keeping a journal

  • Using Notes

  • Advanced Management features

  • Optimising mail functions

  • Working with contacts

  • Working with other users

  • Working with templates and forms

  • Sending and receiving faxes

  • Making phone calls

  • Working offline from a remote workstation

  • Additional features in Outlook 2013

  • Additional features in Office 2013

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 15 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint 2013)

Course Code: CATI135

Course Overview

The Certificate in Microsoft Office (Powerpoint 2013) is an online professional development course designed to teach you the everyday tasks and features within Microsoft PowerPoint. In this online course you will learn how to use PowerPoint to create intuitive presentations for paper, screen or web output. Modules included: Level 1 (beginner) and Level 2 (intermediate).

Topics

  • Power point basics

  • Creating a presentation

  • Enhancing a presentation

  • Adding visual interest

  • Customising PowerPoint

  • Working with objects

  • Drawing tools

  • Controlling the overall look

  • Presentation designs and themes

  • Working with slide masters

  • Slide shows

  • Viewing a presentation

  • Running the slideshow

  • PowerPoint on the web

  • Using macros in PowerPoint

  • Sharing and co-authoring

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 15 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Microsoft Office (Publisher 2013)

Course Code: CATI136

Course Overview

The Certificate in Microsoft Office (Publisher 2013) is an online professional development course that will introduce you to the publishing tools and features of Microsoft Publisher. Throughout this course you will learn how to work with Publisher to create a range of documents, and make the best use out of the latest features. Throughout this course you will learn to create publications using a template or from scratch, add text and images to a publication and create various layouts. Modules included: Level 1 (beginner) and Level 2 (intermediate).

Topics

  • Publication layouts
  • Saving and closing a publication
  • Working with text
  • Formatting text
  • Working from a blank page
  • Working with objects
  • Working with pictures
  • Creating word art
  • Special effects
  • Working with tables
  • Formatting tables
  • Using styles
  • Using templates and master pages
  • Creating new styles
  • Formatting templates
  • Creating and controlling master pages
  • Enhancing publications
  • Spacing your publication
  • Creating special effects
  • Using colour effectively

Assessment: Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 15 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.
Cost: USD 500


Certificate in Microsoft Office (Visio 2013)

Course Code: CATI137

Course Overview
The Certificate in Microsoft Office (Visio 2013) is an online professional development course that will teach you the basic and intermediate features of functionality of Microsoft Visio. In this online Microsoft Visio course you will learn how to work with multiple pages, backgrounds, styles, master shapes, shape sheets, layers and templates. You will also learn how to work with stencils, adding and modifying and linking shapes, working with text. Modules included: Level 1 (beginner) and Level 2 (intermediate).

Topics

  • Using Visio basics

  • Creating a drawing

  • Connecting shapes

  • Working with text

  • Working with shapes

  • Manipulating shapes

  • Altering shapes

  • Creating and modifying styles

  • Working with stencils and master shapes

  • Merging shapes

  • Using background pages

  • Working with layers

  • Inserting pictures and objects

  • Working with Shape Sheets

  • Using special features

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 15 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Microsoft Office (Word 2013)

Course Code: CATI138

Course Overview

The Certificate in Microsoft Office (Word 2013) is an online professional development course that will teach you the basics of creating, editing and saving documents. You will learn to use online help to modify and enhance character appearance, as well as formatting text into tabular columns, create and manage tables, use error-checking tools, and control page layout with margins, indents  and page breaks. Throughout this course you will also learn the more advanced features of Word that involve technical elements of document editing, sharing and reviewing features, working with graphics, tables and the fundamentals of macros and automation. Modules included: Level 1 (beginner), Level 2 (intermediate) and Level 3 (advanced).

Topics

  • Creating and editing documents

  • Formatting text

  • Formatting documents

  • Using advanced page setup techniques

  • Reviewing documents

  • Drawing in Word

  • Using tables

  • Working with columns

  • Sorting and merging texts and data

  • Working with formulas, worksheets and tables

  • Introduction to macros

  • Enhancing documents

  • New features in Microsoft Word 2013

Assessment: Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 20 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

Certificate in Search Engine Optimisation

Course Code: CATI139

Course Overview

The Certificate in Search Engine Optimisation is an online professional development course that will teach you how to achieve top search engine positioning through the search engine optimisation process. Throughout this course you will discover how search engines work, how to master important HTML tags, discover the SEO activities that will increase the visibility of a web page and attract more visitors and website traffic. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to achieve top search engine positions for your company or personal website.

Topics

  • Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

  • SEO terminology

  • SEO project planning

  • Roles and responsibilities of SEO professionals

  • Performing SEO activities

  • Starting an SEO business

  • Search engines and directories

  • Types of search engines

  • Keywords and SEO

  • GoogleBot web crawler

  • PageRank

  • Meta Tags

  • Web design and structure

  • HTML

  • Javascript

  • Domains and naming conventions

  • Content layout

  • SEO tools and techniques

  • Cloaking

  • Linking strategies

  • Inbound links

Assessment: Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

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